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Ralph Silber – Executive Director

Ralph Silber has a Master’s degree from UC Berkeley in Public Health, with a concentration in health policy and planning. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in community health, primary care, and health policy. For more than 25 years, he has served as the Executive Director of the Alameda Health Consortium, the association of eight non-profit community health centers in Alameda County, California. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Community Health Center Network, a managed care and practice management organization with 65,000 managed care members. Mr. Silber is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the California Primary Care Association and the Chair of the National Association of Community Health Centers, Health Center Controlled Network Task Force. He has served on numerous government advisory committees at the federal, state, and county levels and has delivered presentations at numerous national conferences. He has held research and teaching positions at both UC Berkeley and Stanford. He has authored articles in the American Journal of Public Health and Medical Care.

 

Lois Bailey Lindsey – Associate Director and HIV Programs Director

Ms. Bailey Lindsey has been at the Consortium since 1994, and a non-profit program administrator of community health services for over 25 years. Ms. Bailey Lindsey oversees administration for a wide range of projects, including two federally-funded Ryan White programs that provide primary care services to individuals living with HIV and AIDS in Alameda County. She began her career working with low-income pregnant and parenting women, and their families, ensuring their access to quality medical care and psychosocial support services. Ms. Bailey Lindsey received her B.A. in Social Welfare from San Jose State University. She is involved in various organizations that serve disenfranchised populations with innovative and sensitive care.

 

Greg C. Garrett – Chief of Policy, Planning and External Affairs

Greg Garrett brings more than a decade of health policy, strategy, finance and operations experience to help leverage opportunities for community health centers. He has experience in managed care, having served as the Chief Strategy and Government Affairs Officer for the Center for Elders Independence in Oakland.  He also was the Chief Operating Officer at the Bill Wilson Center in Santa Clara, a behavioral health agency focused on homeless youth and families. In addition, Greg has 15 years of public and private sector experience working to improve conditions in underserved communities as a Director in the City of Oakland’s Economic Development Agency, and also as Vice-President of an Oakland-based affordable housing development organization.  Greg was a former member of the Board, and past Chairperson, of the California Housing Partnership Corporation, and he has served on numerous other planning and advisory committees. Greg holds a Master of Public Health from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor of Arts in International Political Economy from UC Berkeley.

 

Hilda Ochoa – Executive Assistant/Projects Manager

 

Elizabeth Ante – Administrative Assistant 

Elizabeth Ante is the Administrative Assistant for the Alameda Health Consortium. She has been with the consortium for five years. Elizabeth was born and raised in the Philippines, and graduated from St. Scholastica’s College where she studied Business Administration. Her passion in life is dancing and during her free time, she enjoys teaching ballroom dance.

 

 

Njeri McGee-Tyner – Director, Eligibility and Enrollment

McGee Tyner (2)Njeri McGee-Tyner has served as Alameda Health Consortium’s Eligibility and Enrollment Director since 2007. She has extensive experience in enrollment and retention strategies. Her years of experience include public health programs, staff trainings, and project planning and implementation. Prior to this position, she worked at the Alameda County Medical Center supervising eligibility and enrollment staff. Njeri holds a B.S. degree in Health Sciences from CSU, East Bay. She is extremely dedicated and passionate about her work with a desire to implement projects that provide access to healthcare for underserved communities.

 

 

Megan Crowley – HIV ACCESS Patient-Centered Medical Home Project Coordinator

Megan Crowley joined the Consortium as the HIV ACCESS PCMH Project Coordinator in May 2012. Most recently, she was the Program Coordinator for the Partnership for Family Health, a consortium of clinics providing HIV Primary Care and supportive services to women, youth, and children in Northern Manhattan, New York City. Megan’s experience also includes working at Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, César E. Chávez Institute, and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She received her MPH in 2008 from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, focusing on Sexuality and Health.

 

 

Dan Clanon – HIV ACCESS Patient-Centered Medical Home IT Systems Specialist

Dan ClanonDan Clanon has been helping HIV ACCESS clinics implement and maintain electronic health records (EHR) since 2002. He is currently working on a Patient Centered Medical Home demonstration project at the same ACCESS clinics, and will be helping to allow EHRs to support panel management at those programs. Dan has a BA in marine biology from the University of California Santa Cruz and has worked as an IT support professional since 1997.

 

 

Saleena Gupte – Director, Behavioral Health Integration Initiative

 

Oscar Rodriguez – Project Manager, Eligibility & Enrollment

Oscar Rodriguez has been with Alameda Health Consortium since April 2017.  He graduated from San Jose State University with a B.S. in Health Science.  He previously worked as a Health Care Navigator for Planned Parenthood Marmonte where he conducted outreach and enrollment for Santa Clara County’s Primary Care Access Program.  Oscar’s passion for helping provide access to health care stems from a time when he was uninsured and relied on eligibility and enrollment workers to help him navigate the numerous programs available and help him decide which was best for him.  In his free time, he enjoys Crossfit, hiking and travel.

 

Latonya Hines – Director of Finance

Latonya HinesLatonya Hines is the Director of Finance for the Alameda Health Consortium and the Community Health Center Network and has been with the companies since 2003. Latonya received her BBA in accounting from Howard University. After spending the beginning of her professional career in the world of private accounting, she found that working to improve accessibility for the low-income and uninsured populations in Alameda County to be more fulfilling and aligned with her own world views. Besides running the accounting departments for two organizations, and CHCN’s eligibility department, she also serves as Treasurer of her homeowner’s association board.

 

Haleh Hatami – Advocacy and Communications Manager

Haleh brings experience in advocacy and storytelling through film, photo and prose to raise the visibility of changemakers. She has worked with nonprofits, government, foundations and academia, across multiple policy issues and has participated in a range of outreach and advocacy campaigns. She has produced hundreds of short films, visuals and core stories and believes that how we tell our story changes our behavior and helps us measure ourselves against our mission .

 

Chi Tran – Health Policy Analyst

After graduating from UC Berkeley, Chi began working as an outreach and enrollment advocate at a Federally-Qualified Health Center in San Jose and worked at consortium of FQHC’s serving Santa Clara County.  Before joining Alameda Health Consortium, Chi completed her Masters degree in Public Health with a concentration in health policy from George Washington University.  While in DC, she conducted research for the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Collaborative, and interned for the National Association of Community Health Centers.  Chi finds hopes to be a resource for health centers with an aim to make policy digestible and usable, so that everyone has an opportunity to advocate for health centers.

 

Luna Luo – Project Assistant

Luna graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration and Policy.  Before joining Alameda Health Consortium, she served four years at a nonprofit organization in Omaha, Nebraska, advocating quality health care for the community.  Luna believes in working to keep the community health centers informed on the impact of policy changes and is excited to collaborate with them and the AHC/CHCN team on improving access to health care for the underserved.